Swimming & Diving

 Alex Forbes
Alex Forbes


Orlando, Fla.

High School:



2008-09: Was a member of the 400 and 800-freestyle relay teams that captured All-America honors ... Took bronze medals as a member of the 200-free relay and 400-free relay at the SEC Championships ... The 400-free relay team broke the UK school record with their time ... Tapped in 11th in the 100-free, 12th in the 50-free and 16th in the 100-fly to earn points for the Blue and White at the conference meet ... In each of his three individual events his times were tops in his career and all are among the top-five all-time times in school history ... Among the top-two eight times during dual meet competition.

2007-08: Earned All-America status as a member of the 400- and 800-freestyle relays at the NCAA Championships ... Finished 43rd in the 50-freestyle and at NCAAs ... Scored points for the Cats in three events at the SEC Championships ... A member of the fourth place 400-free relay team and the fifth place 200-freestyle team ... Individually placed 12th in the 50-free ... Also finished 19th with a career-best time in the 100-butterfly and 20th in the 100-free ... Placed in the top-10 in three events at the Nike Cup ... Took fourth in the 100-free, sixth in the 50-freestyle and ninth in the 200-freestyle ... Had first place finishes in the 50- and 100-free against Alabama ... Clocked in the top-three 12 times during dual meets.

2006-07: Scored impact points for the Wildcats in his first SEC Championships, placing 14th in the 100-butterfly and 15th in the 100-freestyle ... Scored his third top-20 finish at SEC's when he tapped in 17th in the 50-free ... At the Nike Cup in November, the rookie tallied a 12th place showing in the 100-fly and 14th place in the 50-free, and placed second as a member of the 200-free and 400-free relay squads ... Took first in the 100-free in a meet against Cincinnati ... Earned career best times in the 100-free and 100-fly at SECs.

Pre-College: NISCA Athlete of the Year ... Nine-time state champion ... Two-time national champion ... Four-time high school MVP ... Holds the state record in the 50-freestyle ... Holds high school records in the 50-free, 100-free, 200-free, 100-butterfly and 100-backstroke ... High school team placed third overall at the state competition his freshman and sophomore seasons ... Chose to be a Wildcat because he liked the atmosphere, the coaches and his new teammates.

Best Collegiate Times: 100 butterfly: 47.59; 50 freestyle: 19.85; 100 freestyle: 43.82; 200 freestyle: 1:41.60; 100 backstroke: 53.03

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